Youth

Steven holding up a small Canadian flag

All-Round Support Changes Steven’s Life

February 3, 2021

When he was 18 months old, Steven was diagnosed with significant hearing loss. At the age of 14, he moved from Vietnam to Canada. Prior to his move, he had no experience with the English language.

Kathleen outside Crossroads Country Market

Kathleen Finds a Supportive Employer

November 4, 2020

“Since starting the program, I am working 50 hours every two weeks,” beams Kathleen. “I still get to hang out with my friends and family after work and do all of my regular duties.”

Birk posing with some of the items he printed

Birk’s Summer with Makers Making Change

July 29, 2020

Birk is a Product Design student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. This summer, he is working with Neil Squire’s Makers Making Change program on a number of projects.

stock image of woman in supermarket holding up fruit

Kaige Lands a Position as a Personal Shopper

July 8, 2020

Kaige is a youth Working Together participant who recently earned his high school diploma. Prior to graduation, his teacher recommended he join Neil Squire to benefit from the job development programming.

District Principals Keith MacGillivray (left) and Brian Campbell (right)

National Volunteer Week Spotlight: Brian Campbell

April 22, 2020

“In my family, it was expected that you use your time and resources to help others. The thing I really love about Makers Making Change is it allows people to use and develop skills to help others.”

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